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HIMSS Europe 2018 Presents Opportunities to Expand Footprint in European Healthcare IT Sector

Sitges, Spain, which is just outside of Barcelona, was the site of one of the most important e-Health events in Europe - HIMSS Europe 2018, held last month, May 27 - 29, 2018. One of First Line Software’s worldwide strategies is focusing on the Healthcare IT sector. During the past few years we have built up a solid Healthcare IT Practice in our Boston location, including a recent acquisition. We are now focusing on expanding our e-Healthcare Practice into Europe which made participating as a sponsor at HIMSS Europe 2018 a priority.

The three sunny days spent in Sitges were fully occupied with meetings, workshops, and presentations. The most important topic of the event was the role of patients in the health process ‒ specifically as it relates to patient behavior. Many companies are focusing on healthcare data-sharing - not simply clinical data, but mostly patient data concerning its behavior on daily basis.

During the event, we met with First Line partners, such as InterSystems, to explore and discuss new opportunities for cooperation. At the moment First Line Software is investing its effort into the development of a healthcare IT practice in The Netherlands. We are working with local institutes and medical centers, while also participating on projects related to supporting Healthcare ICT startups as they go live with their solutions and platforms. One of our success stories is a startup named YAPILI, which has launched a telemedicine platform that helps people from remote areas within Africa connect with doctors in The Netherlands and other countries throughout the world.

These are exciting times for advancing healthcare IT! We welcome you to contact us­­ for a no-obligation discussion about how First Line can partner with your organization on achieving your healthcare IT initiatives.


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First Line Software is a premier provider of custom software development, technology enablement services and value-add consulting in big data engineering, digitalization, intellectual integration, industrial Internet, and IoT, digital media and marketing, and enterprise content management as well as healthcare IT.

Headquartered in the US, First Line employs 500+ staff globally. First Line team and company culture is centered around subject matter expertise, technical excellence, consulting capabilities and proven methodologies, with a strong focus on Agile and Intellectual Integration.

The company has been recognized with multiple annual rankings and awards by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), Global Services, CorporateLiveWire, Insights Success and CNews. We were the first to be awarded the Scrum Capability Medallion by Scrum, Inc. Most recently, research firm Gartner included FirstLine in their first ever Market Guide for Technology Integrators (2014) and the Cool Vendor in Applications Services 2015 Report. We are active members in Object Management Group and Industrial Internet Consortium. FLS is also an EPiServer Premium Solutions Partner.